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Northeastern students strip for Annual Underwear Run

Northeastern students strip for Annual Underwear Run

October 24, 2018


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By Aanchal Dharmani, news correspondent Thousands of Northeastern students stripped down to their underwear Friday night and ran through the city to participate in what has become an annual tradition for the university. Northeastern’s Annual Underwear Run, in its 13th year, serves as an way for stu...

NU students lead conference on global health threats

NU students lead conference on global health threats

October 24, 2018


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By Lynn Zamechek, news correspondent Northeastern held its first student-led global health conference Saturday and Sunday, featuring expert speakers from a wide range of disciplines who discussed principles of global health. Various club-tabling activities, interactive workshops and games filled t...

Boston’s Black community seeks NU’s accountability on gentrification

Boston’s Black community seeks NU’s accountability on gentrification

October 24, 2018


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By Melissa Wells, news staff The African Liberation Department within the newly established student organization Law Students for Indigenous Liberation held its first annual event, titled “The State of Black Boston: Confronting Oppression,” on Friday, Oct. 12 in Dockser Hall. Founded in April th...

Cyber security event enables safe data disposal

Cyber security event enables safe data disposal

October 24, 2018


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By Nick Swindell, news staff Northeastern’s Office of Information Security, or OIS, helped members of the NU community destroy their unwanted data and paper in an event Oct. 15. Throwing old electronics in the garbage can compromise personal information, and OIS wanted to provide a safer alternative. ...

Crime Log: Monday, October 15 to Sunday, October 21

Crime Log: Monday, October 15 to Sunday, October 21

October 24, 2018


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Compiled by Jill Sojourner, news staff Tuesday, Oct. 16 10:23 a.m. An NU staff member reported vandalism on several television screens. A report was filed. Wednesday, Oct. 17 10:57 a.m. An NU affiliate reported someone damaged one of the trash cans on Centennial Common. A report was fi...

Campus political groups encourage students to vote

Campus political groups encourage students to vote

October 18, 2018


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Editor’s Note: Claire Wallace, The News’ deputy lifestyle editor, is the political director for Northeastern University College Democrats. She in no way contributed to the production of this article. By Nick Hirano, deputy campus editor It may come as a surprise, but Northeastern’s political clubs are...

Protest asks NU to make voluntary payments

Protest asks NU to make voluntary payments

Chris Butler

October 18, 2018


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Students, faculty and parents of the Boston Public Schools flocked to Northeastern’s campus Friday in a demonstration to request that Northeastern pay their Payment in Lieu of Taxes, or PILOT, to better fund the school system. The demonstration, organized by St. Stephen’s Youth Programs, or SSYP, a...

Crime Log: Monday, October 8 – Sunday, October 14

Crime Log: Monday, October 8 – Sunday, October 14

October 18, 2018


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Monday, Oct. 8 10:13 p.m. The proctor at West Village G reported a man who appeared to be intoxicated laying down in the lobby. The Northeastern University Police Department, or NUPD, responded and reported stopping a man matching the description given by the proctor. NUPD further reported bann...

New event space caters to all

New event space caters to all

October 17, 2018


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By Iman Khan, news correspondent Student Affairs and the Center for Student Involvement opened a new multipurpose and versatile venue in the Marino Recreation Center called What’s Poppin’. After pitching the idea for the pop-up space and having a few interactive activities, Emily Hardman, t...

New bridge will connect north, south sides of campus

New bridge will connect north, south sides of campus

October 15, 2018


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By Nick Hirano, Deputy Campus Editor Students, faculty and administrators gathered early morning Sunday to watch a crane hoist 240,000 pounds of steel over the MBTA tracks to assemble a new walkway that will eventually connect Columbus Ave. to the Snell Quad. The late-night event, held in the Inte...

Victorian scholar discusses effect of literature on women’s roles

Victorian scholar discusses effect of literature on women’s roles

October 10, 2018


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By Taylor Driscoll, news correspondent A visiting scholar with the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program spoke to students and faculty Oct. 3 about the implications of single women both historically and through literature. Lauren Wilwerding’s presentation, titled Old Maids to Singl...

iFactory employees discuss competition-driven work practices

iFactory employees discuss competition-driven work practices

Corey Dockser

October 10, 2018


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Co-ops and designers from web design firm iFactory spoke to students about their experiences at the company and design work in general at a networking event hosted by Scout on Oct. 6. The employees discussed the importance of being an active member of whatever team you’re placed in while on co...

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